DNS settings in FreeBSD?
nikolas.britton at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 09:00:53 GMT 2005
On 7/27/05, Xu Qiang <Qiang.Xu at fujixerox.com> wrote:
> Hi, all:
> Last time I asked you that why the machine can map the hostname to ip address without setting DNS Server in "/etc/rc.conf".
> Now I remember that I have provided DNS ip address in the initial installing stage, where the installation wizard asked for me about the settings step by step, in which I set the machine's hostname, ip address, domain, gateway, subnet mask, and DNS server ip address.
> Now, when I open the file "/etc/rc.conf", I found the machine's hostname, ip address, subnet mask, domain, and gateway/router are all in it.
> Yet, where is the DNS setting? If not in this file, which file does this setting reside in?
> P.S.: In solaris, I can use dos2unix to transfer txt file from DOS/Windows format to Unix format, what is the corresponding command in FreeBSD?
Try /etc/resolv.conf and /etc/hosts
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